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Tax Superuser Subject Matter Expert

Tax Superuser Subject Matter Expert

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Tax Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ069214
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Tax Group

Job Summary:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.
In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

Job Description:

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Finance Team and advance your career as a

Tax Superuser Subject Matter Expert!

In this role You will:

  • Act as a single point of contact for the Team in the operated SAP’s development programs as a member of the Tax Process area
  • Ensure delivery of compliant tax solution and change management process
  • Manage conflicting priorities between several projects and BAU queries independently
  • Represent the Team in project development discussions and using your VAT expertise for analysing system setup and creating impact assessments.
  • Ensure system integrity when proposing design solutions to the Tax, Senior Group Operation Advisor and Change Manager
  • Takes full ownership of the allocated portfolio’s vat condition tables and the integrity of the VAT design of the operated SAP system
  • Updates the tax condition repository and individual performs SOX controls on a regular basis to ensure integrity of SAP systems
  • Support members of the Tax Compliance Team and coordinates team activities in common projects, provides SAP trainings and positively influence their peers in order to achieve team goals
  • Develop good working relationships both internally and externally at peer level, and represents the GBS Tax Superuser Team both to internal and external partners
  • Work to be carried out in accordance with the timetables ensuring proper documentation on process activities performed and data used / created
  • Lead tax audits from a receiving end connected to Tax Superuser Team’s processes
  • Ensure external advisors and local audits’ queries are answered in a professional manner

What You will need to be successful:

  • Recognized accounting qualifications
  • Proven experience in Indirect Tax accounting
  • Knowledge of an integrated accounting system (preferably SAP)
  • Fluency in English
  • High level of analytical skills, numeracy and financial awareness
  • Additional European language is an advantage
  • A flexible, motivated personality

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days/week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family-friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ well-being programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2022 Award (SSC/BSC sector) second time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Indirect Tax Compliance, Indirect Taxes, Microsoft Excel, Preparation of VAT Returns, SAP Knowledge, Tax reporting and control, Value-Added Tax (VAT), VAT Accounting, VAT Returns

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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